Orpheus in the Underworlds

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DC Comics, 2014 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 176 pages
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Tom Taylor's life was screwed from the word go. His father created the mega-popular Tommy Taylor boy-wizard fantasy novels. But dad modeled the fictional epic so closely to Tom that fans constantly compare him to his counterpart, turning him into a lame, Z-level celebrity. When a scandal hints that Tom might really be the boy-wizard made flesh, Tom comes into contact with a mysterious, deadly group that's secretly kept tabs on him all his life. Now, to protect his life and discover the truth behind his origins, Tom will travel the world, to all the places in world history where fictions have shaped reality.

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Review: The Unwritten, Vol. 8: Orpheus in the Underworld (The Unwritten #8)

User Review  - Deanna Knippling - Goodreads

I love this series. That being said, not one of the stronger issues. Dare I say it...just a little too straightforward? ...Yeah, I said it. Read full review

Review: The Unwritten, Vol. 8: Orpheus in the Underworld (The Unwritten #8)

User Review  - Jays - Goodreads

I've just finished a binge catch-up of The Unwritten. I maintain that this series is one of the headiest ones out there right now and one of the series that is likely to be cited in the future as ... Read full review

About the author (2014)

Writer Mike Carey, best known for his work on Vertigo's Lucifer and Hellblazer, has made his mark in comics. Born in Liverpool, England, Carey worked as a teacher for fifteen years before gaining regular work writing for several independent companies. In 1999 he wrote the Sandman spinoff miniseries Sandman Presents: Lucifer. This led to the Lucifer solo title which earned him a nomination for the 2001 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Best Writer. The Fourth Rail said of his work, "Carey gives the characters in all of the stories believable motivations and characterization." His additional Vertigo projects have included Faker and Crossing Midnight. In 2007, he helped DC launch the Minx line of graphic novels for teen girls with the Regifters. Beyond DC, Carey was also recognized for his work on Marvel's X-Men titles. He makes his home in London with his wife, Lin, and his children, Davey, Ben and Louise.

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